While best known for his Greenie & Elfie characters, Too Natthapong’s creativity extends well beyond the popular duo. While sightings are few and far between, his whimsically graceful Kewii bird is a stylized take on New Zealand’s flightless bird.
The new Glow Pink Flake Clear edition of the bird—previously released at the recent Shanghai Toy Show— just might be our favorite version yet. The colorful soft vinyl figure features a yellow translucent beak and a clear body with elegant pink flake throughout, a fanciful fur of sorts. Purple feet and an orange/pink tail complete the design. With the lights off, the figure takes on an ethereal vibe with the pink flake’s brilliant white glow. The new Kewii edition showcases the artistry of a beautifully balanced and conceived design that transcends the ‘colorway’ concept.
The Kewii Glow Pink Flake Clear Edition vinyl art toy (3.15″) will be available as a worldwide online release on Saturday (11.21) at 7 AM PST from Unbox Industries for $30. Unbox will also release simultaneously release four Green & Elfie figures including Jumping Elfie Rainbow Edition, Elfie’s Cafe Waitress Greenie (Green Outfit) as well as Rainy Day Elfie and Rainy Day Greenie.
Tapiei Toy Festival opens in just a few hours on Saturday (10.7). Quite a few releases have caught our eyes and imagination including two new drops from Jim Dreams and Unbox available from the Unbox booths [A73/74]. First up is the fun Halloween Chunk which will be sold black-bagged because…
Catching up with a bit of CHUNK toy-news, with a look at the two recent colorway editions released/to be released, with the above-left edition being released in Thailand, and the above-right being a Taiwan exclusive released earlier!
CHUNK is a character vinyl designed by Jim Chan (Jim Dreams) and produced by Unbox Industries.
The CHUNK TATTOO KINGDOMCOME Version will be made available at the
Currently available via shopcriticalhit.com are LURKER Mini Figure Packs, in BLACK and GLOW IN THE DARK Editions!
Figures measure between 2″ to 2.5″ tall, with 5 x figures to a pack – each pack priced at US$20 per. Created and designed by Skinner, sculpted to size by David Arshawsky, and made by Unbox Industries, I’d only just featured a teaser about this not too long ago too LOL (although
Bad Teeth Comics‘ CHEESTROYER gets the vinyl treatment – courtesy of Unbox Industries – in this series o test shots, featuring Glenn Manders‘ character creation in smoky glitter, GID and clear versions, the last of which, the Crystal Clear Mini Cheestroyer was on display at the Unbox booth for ToyConUK 2014 not too long ago. Stay tuned for updates!